True World War II story about Jan Baalsrud, one of the 12 saboteurs sent in 1943 from England to the Nazi occupied Northern Norway. After their boat is sunk by the Germans, Jan goes on the run towards the neutral Sweden. However, the brutal weather conditions turn out to possibly be an even greater foe than the Nazi patrols.
Thomas Gullestad (Jan Baalsrud) suffered from frost damage on his hands after he was buried in the snow without gloves when it was almost -30°C. See more »
After Baalsrud leaves the midwife, she sees that he has left his stocking cap behind and is able to hide it at the moment the Germans walk in. Later, when Baalsrud arrives at the Hansen's home, he is wearing the stocking cap again. See more »
WWII. April 9, 1940, Norway is occupied by Nazi Germany and Hitler establishes "Festung Norwegen". The German war machine moves to the far north and the allied convoys suffer enormous losses.
Scotland 1943. Norwegian soldiers are trained by the British forces to carry out the vital sabotage missions in Norway. Operation Martin Red was launched on March 24. Twelve Norwegian resistance fighters set sail for Norway. Their mission: to sabotage German airfields and installations.
Only one man came ...
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From the introduction titles: "The most incredible events in this story are the ones that actually took place" See more »
I really do not care how accurate this movie was made. It's a great movie worth seeing. It keeps you focused with almost no boring moments. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good story.
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